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The Best Walking Trails in Iceland

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  • near Skogar, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    12.04mi
    Elevation +
    3091f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Skalli - Hattver - Þrengsli - Jökulgil Photo of Skalli - Hattver - Þrengsli - Jökulgil Photo of Skalli - Hattver - Þrengsli - Jökulgil

    Spectacular hike. Please note that we had to Wade the river many times. This route may not be possible to take if the water level in the river is high or if it has concentrated into a single channel. Consult with warden ...

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  • River And Gardens

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    near Akureyri, Norðurland Eystra (Ísland)
    Distance
    3.25mi
    Elevation +
    233f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 5.0
    Photo of River And Gardens Photo of River And Gardens Photo of River And Gardens

    One of the best things about cities and towns in Iceland is that you never feel too far from nature. Even walking through the town of Akureyri, the second-biggest settlement in Iceland, you’re still able to find plenty o...

    Perfect for relaxing walk with kids.
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  • Borgarsandur, Sauðárkrókur

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    near Sauðárkrókur, Norðurland Vestra (Ísland)
    Distance
    4.51mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Borgarsandur, Sauðárkrókur Photo of Borgarsandur, Sauðárkrókur Photo of Borgarsandur, Sauðárkrókur

    GPS: 65° 44.726'N, 19° 37.786'W Take a walk along the beautiful black beach. Good accessibility all year round.

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  • Laugardalur

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    near Reykjavík, Höfuðborgarsvæði (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.13mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Laugardalur Photo of Laugardalur Photo of Laugardalur

    This is a collection of way points highlighting some places of interest regarding history, art, biology and recreation in Laugardalur. Record your trail and find the way points. Read the text and answer the questions. Tr...

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  • Solheimasasndur, Iceland

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    near Skogar, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    4.56mi
    Elevation +
    282f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Solheimasasndur, Iceland Photo of Solheimasasndur, Iceland Photo of Solheimasasndur, Iceland

    Plane crash site, made popular when Justin Bieber appeared on it, in a music video. "I'll show you." 2015

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  • Skarðsheiði

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    near Hvanneyri, Vesturland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    6.54mi
    Elevation +
    2697f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Skarðsheiði Photo of Skarðsheiði Photo of Skarðsheiði

    Skarðsheiði from the east side. 1040 m. A lot of snow above 700m and muddy. Beware of the deceptive snow/ice accumilating on the north face as the drop down is >>300-400m. Beutiful view. Found bones/skull from a sheap f...

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  • Reykjarhóll

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    near Varmahlíð, Norðurland Vestra (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.18mi
    Elevation +
    174f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Reykjarhóll Photo of Reykjarhóll Photo of Reykjarhóll

    English below Deutsch unten Þægileg ganga í gegnum skóg fyrir ofan Varmahlíð með fallegu útsýni yfir Skagafjörð. Á leiðinni eru bekkir þar sem tilvalið er að tilla sér og fá sér hressingu eða einfaldlega njóta náttúr...

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  • Kolkuós

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    near Hólar, Norðurland Vestra (Ísland)
    Distance
    3.82mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Kolkuós Photo of Kolkuós Photo of Kolkuós

    Beautiful walk along the gravel path leading to the farm Kolkuós. River, birdlife, waterfall, old farm, island view, ocean, black beach.

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  • Secret WW2 Bunker - Oskjuhlid park

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    near Reykjavík, Höfuðborgarsvæði (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.68mi
    Elevation +
    161f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Secret WW2 Bunker - Oskjuhlid park Photo of Secret WW2 Bunker - Oskjuhlid park Photo of Secret WW2 Bunker - Oskjuhlid park

    A nice stroll around the Oskjuhlid (Öskjuhlíð) area. The area is a hill overlooking the Reykjavik Airport, that was built by the British army during WW2, and therefore has many traces of different war time buildings and ...

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  • near Reykholt, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.08mi
    Elevation +
    141f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Gullfoss Waterfall - Trail of Sigríður Photo of Gullfoss Waterfall - Trail of Sigríður Photo of Gullfoss Waterfall - Trail of Sigríður

    By the trail you will find signs with information about Gullfoss, as well as the area's geology and history. The trail of Sigríður is dedicated to the memory of Sigríður Tómasdóttir in Brattholt, and her heroic struggle ...

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  • near Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.21mi
    Elevation +
    0f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Kirkjugólfiđ - The church floor in Kirkjubaejarklaustur Photo of Kirkjugólfiđ - The church floor in Kirkjubaejarklaustur Photo of Kirkjugólfiđ - The church floor in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

    Actually not known to have ever been a church built on top of this natural formation. So not man made. NATURAL MONUMENT Kirkjugólf at Kirkjubæjarklaustur was protected as a natural monument in 1987. The protection cove...

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  • Hafnaberg, bird cliffs

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    near Hafnir, Suðurnes (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    1.56mi
    Elevation +
    177f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Hafnaberg, bird cliffs Photo of Hafnaberg, bird cliffs Photo of Hafnaberg, bird cliffs

    Name: HafnabergStart time: 07/06/2014 13:35Finish time: 07/06/2014 14:11Distance: 2.5 km (00:36)Moving time: 00:33Average speed: 4.2 km/hAvg. Speed Mov.: 4.5 km/hMax. Speed: 6.4 km/hMinimum altitude: 11 mMaximum altitude...

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  • Höfn ~ Viking Village

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    near Höfn, Austurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.82mi
    Elevation +
    52f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo of Höfn ~ Viking Village Photo of Höfn ~ Viking Village Photo of Höfn ~ Viking Village

    I was told it was a movie set after visiting ghe viking village thinking it was the real thing.. Anyway it’s very cool and worth a visit. The directors knew how to choose a great location. Don’t know the movie name thoug...

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  • near Geysir, Suðurland (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.20mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo of Geysir - Strokkur area - Geysir - Strokkur geyser area Photo of Geysir - Strokkur area - Geysir - Strokkur geyser area Photo of Geysir - Strokkur area - Geysir - Strokkur geyser area

    L'area geotermica di Geysir, l'antico geyser che dà il nome alla zona. Oggi la vera attrazione è il geyser Strokkur.Per maggiori dettagli, visitate la pagina https://www.etnatracking.com/islanda/percorsi/geysir-strokkur-...

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  • Pseudocraters at Skútustadir

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    near Reykjahlíð, Norðurland Eystra (Lýðveldið Ísland)
    Distance
    0.74mi
    Elevation +
    151f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo of Pseudocraters at Skútustadir Photo of Pseudocraters at Skútustadir Photo of Pseudocraters at Skútustadir

    Name: Pseudocraters at SkútustadirStart time: 06/29/2014 18:27Finish time: 06/29/2014 19:05Distance: 2.7 km (00:37)Moving time: 00:23Average speed: 4.3 km/hAvg. Speed Mov.: 6.9 km/hMax. Speed: 80.7 km/hMinimum altitude: ...

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  • near Varmahlíð, Norðurland Vestra (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.32mi
    Elevation +
    3f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo of Haugsnesbardagi - The Battle of Haugsnes Photo of Haugsnesbardagi - The Battle of Haugsnes Photo of Haugsnesbardagi - The Battle of Haugsnes

    English below Deutsch unten Auðveld og fróðleg ganga um vettvang Haugsnesbardaga, sem átti sér stað á Sturlungaröld, 19. apríl árið 1246, og var einn mannskæðasti bardagi í sögu Íslands. Þar börðust Sturlungar undir ...

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  • Keriđ - Volcano Crater with a lake

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    near Borg, Suðurland (Ísland)
    Distance
    0.67mi
    Elevation +
    108f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Keriđ - Volcano Crater with a lake Photo of Keriđ - Volcano Crater with a lake Photo of Keriđ - Volcano Crater with a lake

    Walk on the crater’s rim with nice views to the lake within. Payment required (800 isk) Facts: The crater Keriđ was formed about 6,500 years ago and lies at the northern end of a row of craters known as Tjarnarhólar. I...

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  • The Sea and Oddeyrin

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    near Akureyri, Norðurland Eystra (Ísland)
    Distance
    1.15mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of The Sea and Oddeyrin Photo of The Sea and Oddeyrin Photo of The Sea and Oddeyrin

    If you don't have a lot of time but would still like to get a feel for the town of Akureyri, take this short walk through the old neighbourhood of Oddeyri by the sea. With its charming old houses, outdoor artwork and stu...

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